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Nokia, Altibox Give Cable Network Virtualization a Dose of Reality
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6/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Deployments of cable distributed access architectures and network virtualization aren't going gangbusters yet, but recent activities in Europe also show that it's not at a standstill, either.
Why Cable DAA Is DOA This Year
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6/7/2019  |  3 comments
Cable technologists say DAA rollouts have not ramped up as expected this year because of a variety of factors but still express optimism about 2020 prospects.
Cable Techies Eye 25-Gig Path
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
Even though cable's 10-Gig-enabling broadband spec, Full Duplex DOCSIS, hasn't hit the streets yet, some leading industry engineers are already laying the groundwork for a future DOCSIS spec that would support symmetrical speeds of up to 25 Gigs.
CommScope Takes Aim at Cable Network Virtualization, Low-Latency DOCSIS
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6/3/2019  |  Post a comment
Following Arris acquisition, CommScope brings new wares and technologies to this week's Anga Com event in Germany.
CableLabs Seeks to Supercharge WiFi
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5/21/2019  |  Post a comment
New open source project from CableLabs focuses on 'Dual Channel WiFi' technology that can set up dedicated channels for specific apps and traffic types such as streaming video and online gaming.
Liberty Global Grapples With Revenue Slump
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5/13/2019  |  Post a comment
Even as it carries out its phased retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global is trying to stem video sub losses and spur fresh revenue growth with a slate of new product and service offerings.
Subdued Cable Spending Hits Arris
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5/10/2019  |  Post a comment
Arris is off to a sluggish start, but hopeful that business will pick up as operators bulk up on DOCSIS 3.1 network capacity and start to snap up customer premises equipment.
Light Reading Hall of Fame 2019
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5/6/2019  |  Post a comment
We've added four names to the Hall of Fame this year. Find out who they are...
Casa Systems Sees Bottom Fall Out in Q1
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5/2/2019  |  Post a comment
Cable and wireless network access vendor reports revenues sank by more than half in Q1 as broadband product and service contracts fell across the board.
Leading Lights 2019 Finalists: Most Innovative Cable/Video Product or Service
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4/22/2019  |  Post a comment
Our shortlist for this Leading Lights category features eight solid contenders.
CommScope Wraps $7.4B Deal for Arris
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4/4/2019  |  3 comments
Strategic aim of the merger centers on prep for the 5G transition, network convergence and complementary wireless tech spanning both licensed and unlicensed spectrum.
CableLabs's Virtualization Efforts Enter New Realities
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4/4/2019  |  1 comment
Virtualization group retooling to support industry's new Flexible MAC Architecture amid recent departure of two execs focused on NFV and SDN, sources say.
Memory Pricing Improvements Aid Arris-CommScope Deal
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3/28/2019  |  Post a comment
Softening pricing on key set-top box components could goose device margins and put a bit more financial luster on the proposed merger, analyst says.
Cable Access Network Capex in for a Lumpy Ride
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3/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Spending expected to be sporadic as operators weigh when and how to migrate to distributed access architectures.
CableLabs CTO Ralph Brown Sets His Exit
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3/1/2019  |  Post a comment
In another CableLabs-related personnel move, Ike Elliott has succeeded Mitch Ashley as president of organization's for-profit Kyrio subsidiary.
Virtualization Can Mine New Revenues From Gateways & Modems, Startup Says
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2/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Israel-based Inango claims its cloud/client 'Virtual Services' platform can enable service providers to layer on and sell additional services via memory-starved, in-home devices.
Can Cable Beat 5G?
Breznick Unbound  | 
2/11/2019  |  3 comments
Cable leaders will make the case for their new 10G initiative at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies event in Denver next month.
Charter Might Paint Its Home Gateways & Devices 'Prpl'
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2/7/2019  |  Post a comment
MSO said to be giving serious consideration to open source software stack amid discussions on how to establish a degree of coexistence between Prpl and RDK-B.
Cable Next-Gen Is Calling
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2/4/2019  |  Post a comment
Could our Cable Next-Gen Tech event make your cable dreams come true? Or are we just being delusional? In his head, LR cable guy Alan Breznick is there already...
CommScope-Arris Deal Races Ahead
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2/1/2019  |  Post a comment
Eyeing a closing by mid-year 2019, Arris shareholders have resoundingly approved the proposed $7.4 billion acquisition by CommScope.
Casa's Q4 Sales Come in Light Amid MSO Spending Delays
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1/18/2019  |  1 comment
Casa stock gets walloped as Q4 results come in well below estimates.
CableLabs Sues Buckeye Over Delinquent Dues
The Bauminator  | 
12/12/2018  |  1 comment
MSO notified CableLabs of intention to terminate its membership in January 2018, but CableLabs cites that it requires at least three years notice.
US, China Agree to Delay Tariffs Hike
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12/3/2018  |  Post a comment
A higher, 25% tariff slated to take effect in 2019 is postponed for 90 days as the sides try to iron out a long-term trade arrangement.
Terabyte Households Surge as Video Eats the Internet
The Bauminator  | 
11/27/2018  |  3 comments
Broadband homes that consume 1 Terabyte-plus of data per month more than doubled, Cisco data shows. Will ISPs raise their data ceilings?
Sale of Arris Set-Top Box Biz 'On the Table' for CommScope – Analyst
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11/26/2018  |  Post a comment
CommScope could get $500 million for that unit 'in a distressed sale to a financial buyer,' Jefferies analyst George Notter suggests.
Podcast: CommScope & Arris Tie the Knot, but Why?
The Philter  | 
11/19/2018  |  Post a comment
CommScope and Arris are merging. Though they frame this as a complementary deal, there's some lingering questions about the broader strategic rationale of the deal and if this is, indeed, a marriage made in technology heaven.
Technicolor Eyes Options, Including Sale of Set-Top Biz – Report
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11/19/2018  |  1 comment
Will only confirm that Technicolor 'regularly reviews and evaluates strategic alternatives for its assets' and that no decisions have been made.
CommScope/Arris Deal More About Dollars Than Strategic Sense – Analyst
The Bauminator  | 
11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Investors see marriage as a way for CommScope to buy cash flow, Raymond James analyst suggests.
Why CommScope Wooed Arris
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11/9/2018  |  4 comments
'We certainly weren't out trolling or looking' to be acquired, Arris CEO Bruce McClelland says.
Is Arris the Answer to CommScope's Pain?
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11/8/2018  |  2 comments
Arris deal presented 'best path' after CommScope analyzed how to rejuvenate its business and shore up its positioning for the 5G era, CEO says.
CommScope Puts Up $7.4B for Arris
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11/8/2018  |  6 comments
They expect the merger, valuing Arris at $31.75 per share with an eye fixed on the 5G era, to produce annual cost synergies of more than $150 million within three years.
Key Takeaways From Cable Next-Gen Europe
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
Light Reading cable guru Jeff Baumgartner highlights some of the key takeaways from the inaugural Cable Next-Gen Europe, noting how the region's operators are taking different routes with their network strategies and digging into the impact that 5G will have on the sector.
CommScope, Arris Nearing $5.6B Deal – Report
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11/7/2018  |  Post a comment
A deal would value Arris at more than $31 per share, CNBC says.
What's Cable's Tech Game Plan in Europe?
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11/5/2018  |  Post a comment
Bracing for 5G, network upgrades and enhancements, and pay-TV's next chapter will be among the themes and topics for Tuesday's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London.
Zoom: 'Almost 100%' of Product Line Hit by Tariffs
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11/2/2018  |  Post a comment
With a tariff increase on the horizon, the Boston-based maker of cable modems and gateways looks to move production out of China, raise product prices.
Harmonic's Cable Virtualization Biz Looks a Bit More Real
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10/30/2018  |  Post a comment
Says its CableOS platform is involved in a mix of commercial deployments and field trials with 25 cable ops.
What Made Waves at Cable-Tec Expo?
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10/29/2018  |  Post a comment
Heavy Reading's Alan Breznick and Light Reading's Jeff Baumgartner discuss the tech topics that resonated in Atlanta at SCTE's annual confab, including Full Duplex DOCSIS, expanded spectrum DOCSIS, distributed access architectures, AI, and what critical role cable might play in the 5G era.
Arris: Tariffs Add $200M in Broadband Gear Costs, Threaten US 5G Plans
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10/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Short of removing broadband equipment from the proposed new tariffs, Arris seeks more time to make changes to its complex supply chain.
Arris Gets a Fix on WiFi 6
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10/25/2018  |  Post a comment
New DOCSIS 3.1 router for cable ops builds in 802.11ax, 'EasyMesh' for whole-home WiFi.
CommScope in Talks to Buy Arris – Report
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10/25/2018  |  8 comments
Such a deal would bring another massive wave of consolidation to the wireline and wireless infrastructure sector and establish an even larger supplier with a major focus on the cable industry.
Cable-Tec Expo 2018: News & Notes
The Bauminator  | 
10/24/2018  |  1 comment
Cisco debuts Full Duplex DOCSIS node, Nokia nets virtual networking deal, Buckeye goes with Harmonic's 'CableOS,' SCTE IDs winners of first Adaptive Power Challenge, and more.
Arris CTO: What's Next for DOCSIS?
CxO Spotlight  | 
10/23/2018  |  1 comment
Arris is researching new technologies and techniques using expanded spectrum and a new generation of amplifiers that could serve as an alternative to Full Duplex DOCSIS and extend the life of HFC networks.
Using a Lego Approach to Cable Node Upgrades
The Bauminator  | 
10/22/2018  |  Post a comment
A proposed standard aims to allow upgrades to legacy technologies like DOCSIS, or new capabilities, such as 5G or PON, to be snapped into a generic (and modular) node housing.
CableLabs: DOCSIS Has Lots of Gas Left in the Tank
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10/22/2018  |  1 comment
Engineers offer updates on new specs and technologies that will take cable's widely deployed HFC network to the next level, economically and at scale.
Comcast Wraps Up DOCSIS 3.1 Rollout
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10/18/2018  |  2 comments
Comcast says speed is still key, but emphasis is shifting to whole-home connectivity, control and the broader consumer experience.
AirTies Hikes Hardware-Agnostic Path as Whole-Home WiFi Takes Off
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10/18/2018  |  Post a comment
Hooks WiFi mesh software into cable-backed RDK-B open source software stack for gateways and extenders, claims tier-1 operator has given the greenlight.
Zoom Taps Former Cisco/SA Exec to Target Service Providers
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10/17/2018  |  Post a comment
Incoming president & CEO Joseph Wytanis vows that Zoom, equipped with the Motorola brand, will avoid being a 'me-too' player as it chases after a market segment dominated by Arris and Technicolor.
Arris: We're Tackling the Tariffs
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10/17/2018  |  1 comment
Cable modem and broadband networking company has struck deals with customers to absorb most of the current tariffs costs along with plans to shift more production and its supply chain for devices outside of China by the first half of 2019.
Why Vodafone Is Betting on Cloud Video
Breznick Unbound  | 
10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Major European provider will lay out the strategy behind its new Vodafone TV streaming service at Light Reading's Cable Next-Gen Europe event in London next month.
Arris Downgraded on Cable Modem Tariff Worries
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10/15/2018  |  Post a comment
Analyst expects that Arris will absorb 'at least a portion' of new US tariffs as operators intend to hold vendor to modem price agreements struck prior to tariff introduction.
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